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Tuesday, January 30, 2018

On January 24, the Eric H. Holder Initiative for Civil and Political Rights hosted American Voter Project: The Impact and Future of the Electoral College, the first in its five-part American Voter Project series being held this spring.

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Columbia College has appointed Kecia Hayes, a Teachers College alumna with more than 20 years of education experience, as the new executive director of the Roger Lehecka Double Discovery Center (DDC), a program that works to enhance higher education opportunities for local low-income and first-generation youth ages 12–27. DDC’s academic enrichment program, which serves approximately 1,000 students annually and has become a model for similar programs throughout the United States, focuses on ensuring high school graduation, college enrollment and completion, and responsible adulthood. Hayes will formally begin transitioning into her new role on Monday, January 29 and will be fully on board on Monday, February 19.

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Kenzo Health — a team made up of Young Joon Kim CC’20, Arjun Srivatsa CC’20 and Spencer Yen SEAS’20 — has been chosen as one of five teams to advance to the next level of The Columbia Design Challenge: Addressing the Opioid Epidemic.

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

This year’s John Jay Award honorees have made a mark on the world of entertainment, finance, public service and beyond — and Columbia College will celebrate their professional achievements on Wednesday, March 7, 2018, at the 40th annual John Jay Awards Dinner, which raises funds for the John Jay National Scholars Program.

Friday, December 8, 2017

Tomas Luksic CC’18 has been named a member of the Class of 2019 Schwarzman Scholars.

Friday, December 8, 2017

Columbia College has announced the names of 24 seniors who will be initiated into Phi Beta Kappa, the national honor society, on Friday, January 19.

Friday, December 1, 2017

Lulu Cerone CC21 has been selected as one of the 2017 Women of Worth honorees by LOréal Paris for her work with LemonAID Warriors, a non-profit youth-activism organization that she founded to connect children to worthy causes and provide unique action plans to create tangible social good.

Monday, November 20, 2017

Columbia College awarded University Trustee Jonathan S. Lavine CC’88 was awarded the Alexander Hamilton Medal on November 16 at a black-tie dinner held in Low Rotunda. The medal is the highest honor awarded to a member or members of the College community for distinguished service to the College and accomplishment in any field of endeavor.

Friday, November 17, 2017

Columbia College has announced the Eric H. Holder Initiative for Civil and Political Rights. Named after former U.S. Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr., a 1973 graduate of Columbia College and a 1976 graduate of Columbia Law School, the Holder Initiative will carve out a distinctive experience for Columbia University’s undergraduate students. Through an anonymous donor, $10 million has been raised to secure the Holder Initiative, halfway towards its $20 million goal of becoming an institute.

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